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Taryn R. Zimmerman is a member of the New Jersey and New York Bars and practices exclusively in the area of family and matrimonial law. Ms. Zimmerman represents clients in all stages of family law litigation and her practice involves all aspects of family law. A qualified mediator pursuant to R. 1:40, Ms. Zimmerman provides mediation services privately and through court-sponsored programs.  She serves as a panelist on the Matrimonial Early Settlement Panel for Somerset County and has been appointed by the court to serve as a Guardian ad Litem and Special Master in various civil matters.  

 


Prior to establishing her family law practice, Ms. Zimmerman served as a Vice President in the Office of the General Counsel for Credit Suisse Group, a multinational financial services company that operates Investment Banking, Private Banking and Asset Management divisions.  Ms. Zimmerman frequently draws on her prior ten years of legal and compliance experience in the financial services industry when litigating and resolving matters with high net worth individuals and complex compensation packages. 


 


Ms. Zimmerman also had the privilege of serving as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Arthur Bergman, in the Superior Court of New Jersey.


 


Ms. Zimmerman volunteered as counsel to SAFE in Hunterdon County, which is a program that serves victims and survivors of domestic violence and sexual abuse. With SAFE, Ms. Zimmerman provided counsel to victims of domestic violence and assisted them in preparing for trial and obtaining final restraining orders. Ms. Zimmerman also provides pro bono services to the Women’s Resource Center in Somerset County and to approved clients in cooperation with the Legal Services of Northwest Jersey Volunteer Lawyer Program.


 


In 2014 and 2015, Ms. Zimmerman was recognized as a “New Jersey Super Lawyers – Rising Stars” by New Jersey Monthly Magazine. 

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Licensed

  1. Divorce: 20%
    7 years
  2. Child Support: 20%
    7 years
  3. Child Custody: 20%
    7 years
  4. Alimony: 20%
    7 years
  5. Other: 20%
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Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Craig M Aronow

    Taryn is smart, knowledgeable and motivated. She is a hardworker and gives her clients her full-attention and effort. Her training has come from some of the best family law attorneys in the State. Clients that hire Taryn are in good hands.

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  • Leonard A Weitzman

    Taryn has demonstrated an exceptional knowledge of the law and an ability to create sensible solutions to complex legal problems. She has great communication skills and I fully endorse her as a Family Law attorney.

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Contact info

DeTommaso Law Group

73 Grove Street
Somerville, NJ, 08876

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NJActive200509/10/2015
NYCurrently registered 200503/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super Lawyers - Rising Star - Family LawNJ Monthly Magazine2015
Family Law Mediation TrainingNJ ICLE2015
Super Lawyers - Rising Star - Family LawNJ Monthly Magazine2014
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2014
Notable Networker AwardBNI Referral Experts Chapter2013
Notable Networker AwardBNI Referral Experts Chapter2012
Child Support and Law Clerk CertificationRutgers School of Social Work2009
Mediation and Conciliation SkillsAdministrative Office of the Courts - New Jersey2009
Legal Division Performance Excellence AwardUBS Financial Services, Inc.2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PanelistSomerset County Early Settlement Panel2015 - Present
Attorney & MediatorDeTommaso Law Group2015 - Present
AttorneyRuvolo Law Group, LLC2013 - 2015
AttorneyLyons & Associates, PC2010 - 2013
Law Clerk to the Honorable Arthur Bergman, JSCSuperior Court of New Jersey2009 - 2010
AttorneyCredit Suisse First Boston2005 - 2009
AttorneyUBS Financial Services, Inc.2001 - 2005
Stock Option SpecialistMerrill Lynch & Co.2000 - 2001
ParalegalLaw Office of Joan G. Geiger, Esq.1999 - 2000
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Somerset County Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
BNI Referral ExpertsVice President2012 - Present
New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember2009 - Present
Middlesex County Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
RLG Blog5 Reasons to Retain a Lawyer When You Mediate Your Divorce2015
RLG BlogA Primer on a Successful Attorney-Client Relationship in Divorce – Told Through Memorable Movie Quotes2014
RLG BlogCongratulations on winning the lottery. Now pay your child support!2013
L&A BlogI Just Obtained a TRO - What's Next?2012
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seton Hall University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
Kutztown University of PennsylvaniaCriminal JusticeBS - Bachelor of Science1999
Fairleigh Dickinson UniversityParalegal StudiesABA Approved Paralegal Studies Program1999
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Pro Bono Legal ClinicCounseling Victims of Domestic Violence2015
Pro Bono Legal ClinicCounseling Victims of Domestic Violence2014
Pro Bono Legal ClinicCounseling Victims of Domestic Violence2013
Financial Fitness in DivorcePost-Judgment Issues in Divorce2013